Tween and Teen Programs

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Creative Writing (Grades 5-12)

New Milford Public Library invites students in grades 5 through 12 to join the Creative Writing Club. The meeting times are the first (1st) and fourth (4th) Wednesday of the month from 4-6 PM. Love to write? Meet others who do too! Come get writing tips, ideas, practice and share your writings. Also, you can contribute to "The Aura", our literary magazine!

Monday, June 13, 2016
Minecraft Club

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 7-12. Bring your own computer and come play with others and have snacks. The club meets the second (2nd) Monday of the month from 6-7 PM.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Chess Club

Join NMPL's Chess Club. We meet at 4:00 PM on the second (2nd) Tuesday of the month. The club is open to Grades K-12 and all skill levels are welcome. Come play or learn in a friendly, supportive environment.

Wednesdays, June 15, July 13 and August 10, 2016
Board Games

Come by yourself or bring your friends! For ages high school and adults! Play from 6-7 PM each night. This is not your Father's board games! For more information call 860-355-1191 x2 or email

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Teen Cafe

This club is open to all teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Come to the cafe where admission is free and snacks are provided. Hang out with friends, make crafts, chat, play games and do homework. This club is exclusively for grades 6-12 so come make it your own! The cafe is held on the third (3rd) Wednesday of the month from 4 - 5:30 PM.

Monday, June 20, 2016
Dungeons and Dragons Club - CANCELLED

For Grades 6-12. Are you into fantasy books? Video games? Game of Thrones? Then come get involved in what started it all! For all skill levels, beginners welcome! All you need to bring is your imagination. This club meets at 6 PM on the third (3rd) Monday of the month.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Speed Read

A new Book Club for Teens! At 4 PM in this first Speed Read session, themed Hot Off the Press, you will have 3 minutes with each of a selected collection of books. Review the books and have some snacks. Then choose 1 book to bring home to read for our next meeting on July 27 at 4PM. For more information, call 860-355-1191 x 3.

Monday, June 27, 2016
The Art of Henna

For Teens & Tweens grades 6-12. Come learn about the ancient art of Henna from professional Henna Artist Jamilah at 5 PM. Then, get a temporary Henna design. Registration is required. Sign up in the Children’s Library or call 860-355-1191 x3.

Summer for Teens & Tweens in Grades 6-12
Summer 2016

It is time for summer fun here at NMPL! Check out HERE for all the exciting things we have planned for Teens & Tweens in Grades 6-12. Registration is required for the Summer Reading Program and the Special Summer programs, so don't delay! For more information, call 860-355-1191 x3 or email

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Speed Read

Did you love it or hate it? At this meeting at 4 PM we will have a book talk on the books you chose at our previous session. Have some snacks and discuss. The theme for next month’s meeting will also be discussed. Speed Read will meet once a month, on the 4th Wednesday. We'll do a "speed read" book selection portion and a book talk portion at each session. For more information, call 860-355-1191 x 3.



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